JS Online Excerpt:Sensenbrenner owns 3,604 shares of BP.
In a strongly worded letter to the president Wednesday, Sensenbrenner called the federal government's response to the crisis "erratic" and suggested that the administration's "apparent lack of regulatory oversight" allowed safety problems within BP to go undetected.
CBS News Excerpt:Ever wonder how a BP shareholder would vote on some key energy issues in Congress?
"Before the spill happened, this stock, BP, was trading at more than $60 a share," said CBS News business and economics correspondent Rebecca Jarvis. "That was back before April 20. Now it is below $30 a share. That free fall has halved the company's stock. And just to put the value into perspective, the company's stock itself has lost $90 billion for shareholders."
Sensenbrenner On The Issues
Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy.
Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel.
Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies.
Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore.
Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels.
Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)